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The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Science Education : Routledgefalmer Readers in Education - John Gilbert

The RoutledgeFalmer Reader in Science Education

Routledgefalmer Readers in Education

By: John Gilbert (Editor)

Paperback Published: 11th December 2003
ISBN: 9780415327787
Number Of Pages: 296

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This Reader brings together a wide range of material to present an international perspective on topical issues in science education today. In order to identify what themes should be addressed in the book, thirty-eight science educators from around the world responded to the question: 'What issues are currently important in science education in your country?' The outcome is this lively and authoritative Reader, which features topics as varied as:


  • globalisation

  • assessment

  • pupil's views on science education

  • environmental education

  • teaching approaches

  • teacher development

  • multimedia and ICT

  • constructivism.

With a specially written introduction from the editor, providing a much-needed context to the current education climate, students of science education will find this Reader an important route map to further reading and understanding.

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'This reader achieves a great deal in presenting a set of key readings that give a good flavour of the range of scholarship in science education.' - Physical Sciences Educational Reviews

Introduction: Science Education: Global or National
Some Pressure Being Exerted on Science Education
Globalization and Education: An Introduction
Science Education and Economic Development: Trends, Relationships and Research Agenda
Science Literacy
Maintaining a Continuity of Achievement in Science Education
Conceptual Change: A Powerful Framework for Improving Science Teaching and Learning
Teacher Talk and Meaning Making in Science Classrooms: A Vygotskian Analysis and Review
The Place of Argumentation in the Pedagogy of School Science
Interactive Media and Model-based Learning in Biology
Constructivism Examined
Trends in Science Education at National Level
Science Communication with the Public: A Cross-cultural Event
The Interaction of Student's Scientific and Religious Discourses: Two Case Studies
The PLUS Factors of Family Science
Purposes
Some Initatives from within Science Education
Time for Action: Science Education for an Alternative Future
Mutualism: A Different Agenda for Environmental and Science Education
The Case For the Use of Animals in Medical Experiments & The Case Against the Use of Animals in Medical Experiments
Managing Change in Science Education
Planning, Doing and Coping with Change
A Model for Achieving Teacher Development
Action Research
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ISBN: 9780415327787
ISBN-10: 0415327784
Series: Routledgefalmer Readers in Education
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 11th December 2003
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1

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